BET Recognizes Jaboukie Young-White, Freddie LaBeija, MJ Rodriguez, the Cast of ‘Pose FX’, and More in 29 Days Of Queer Excellence

Jaboukie Young-White, Freddie LaBeija, MJ Rodriguez and the cast of Pose FX highlight BET’s #29DaysofQueerExcellence on the network in honor of Black History Month. “This month, BET is highlighting Black, queer people, and how they show up for themselves and their community,” the network wrote in its announcement.

Freddie LaBeija of The House of LaBeija said, “I am the Father of The House of LaBeija and have overcome so many obstacles in my own life in order to improve the lives of others and bring the House of LaBeija back to its former glory.” #BETQueerAF

The Black Queer Excellence campaign also serves as the first release from a new social franchise, Queer as F**k. This will also include a 3-part documentary series and other original programming, BET announced in November


The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’s correspondent and comedian Jaboukie Young-White will be included as one of the members of BET’s “The Future 40” List, presented by Walmart. “The Future 40” names entertainers, writers, entrepreneurs, and other “of the most inspiring and innovative vanguards who are redefining what it means to be unapologetically young, gifted & Black.”

Follow the hashtags #29DaysofQueerExcellence and #BETQueerAF to see more.

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